Posted by inferiorego (21217 posts) - - Show Bio

Aside from giving us another great look into one of their new series, RAI, Valiant gives its fans a look into their pullbox editions of their books. Check it all out below.

RAI #1

Matt Kindt (w) & Clayton Crain (a)

In support of the Valiant First publishing initiative, Valiant is proud to announce the Valiant First Pullbox Preview – a brand new wave of promotional preview books shipping from March to August to Valiant's top 500 retail partners worldwide! Valiant's Pullbox Preview editions will come bundled in shrink-wrapped packages of 20, and can be distributed to comic shop patrons and pullbox subscribers. Valiant will also be making additional bundles available to retailers for reorder via Diamond.

Hitting stores on March 12th alongside Unity #5,the first Pullbox Preview edition will feature a fully lettered preview of Rai #1 by superstar creators Matt Kindt and Clayton Crain, plus the first look at master storyteller Doug Braithwaite's stunning interior pencil art for Armor Hunters #1 (of 4), a complete checklist reading order for the entire 18-part Armor Hunters crossover event, and much more!

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#1 Posted by Mxyzptlk_CV (1086 posts) - - Show Bio

RAI looks promising!!!

#2 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (32632 posts) - - Show Bio

Dat Art!

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#3 Posted by CheeseSticks (2377 posts) - - Show Bio

Dat Valiant

#4 Posted by CaptainHoopla (876 posts) - - Show Bio

This looks amazing. My only concern is who will be doing the art after the first arc. I can't see anybody else coming close to matching Crain's art.

#5 Posted by CommanderShiro (161 posts) - - Show Bio

Wow love the artwork

#6 Posted by Cap10nate (2153 posts) - - Show Bio

The first arc will be worth the price of admission simply for Crain's work. His art is fantastic. I have really been liking Kindt's work on Unity so I have high hopes for the story as well.

#8 Posted by Fallen_Crippled (6436 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm really looking forward to this. It looks so promising and the art is fantastic!

#9 Posted by mak13131313 (501 posts) - - Show Bio

Wow! The art alone should sell this book!

#10 Posted by judasnixon (6168 posts) - - Show Bio

Is Crain doing the Colors too?

#11 Posted by movieartman (981 posts) - - Show Bio

@judasnixon:

Crain is a digital painter there is no line work, inks and colors everything thing you see is from him

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NMTusXkMvjI

#12 Edited by movieartman (981 posts) - - Show Bio

As beyond words amazing as the art is, the writing is utterly fantastic

#13 Posted by Xwraith (15170 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm still not 100% sure if I'm going to read this.

But that Armor Hunters checklist... I'm hoping I don't have to buy every single one.

#14 Posted by ptigrusmagus (481 posts) - - Show Bio

Valiant has become one of my fav publishers

#15 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (32632 posts) - - Show Bio

I hope Eternal Warrior makes some cameos since he's hanging about at the same time as Rai

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#16 Posted by Maddpanda531 (995 posts) - - Show Bio

Well, looks like I'm going to be adding another series very soon.

#17 Posted by EvilPenguin543 (175 posts) - - Show Bio

Crain's art... simply beautiful

#18 Posted by AllStarSuperman (19890 posts) - - Show Bio

I hope Eternal Warrior makes some cameos since he's hanging about at the same time as Rai

In old Valiant Eternal Warrior was on a team with Rai called Future Force

#19 Edited by bzg (1 posts) - - Show Bio

looks great love the art

#20 Posted by Antonio_Blackheart (1542 posts) - - Show Bio

Sweet I'm sold

#21 Posted by davidgrantlloyd (334 posts) - - Show Bio

Looks awesome. I'll check it out.

#22 Posted by TheThe (1729 posts) - - Show Bio

The art is surely beautiful, but too much computer assisted for my taste( i'm an old school guy, i like my artist able to put more "artisanal" realness in their art). Plus i find the tone a little cold.

#23 Posted by nappystr8 (1030 posts) - - Show Bio

Rai looks absolutely amazing. I wish it would come out sooner, but I'm happy to give Crain all the time he needs to make it look as great as it does.

#24 Posted by That60sGuy (286 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm gonna end up buying more than one cover for this. Gosh darn you Valiant! Gosh darn you to heck!